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and a half of snow through new york and new england over the next 24 hours or so as a mighty nor'easter bears down. the powerful storm left a mess in the deep south as you saw including the tornado damage in alabama and record snowfall in arkansas. tens of thousands throughout the south and midwest still without power. more than 1400 flights canceled as of this evening and travelers are advised that it is delegate to get worse. the storm system has already been blamed for at least six deaths. the nasty weather is causing chaos in the skies with flyers seeing huge delays in more than 1300 flights already canceled. tonight listen to one pilot as he apologizes for something that he couldn't even control. here is abc 7 news reporter lisa stark. >> reporter: for tens of thousands of travelers scrambling to get home any holiday cheer is gone. frustration even boiling over in the cockpit. one american airlines pilot talking to passengers was clearly fed up after nearly five hours onboard waiting to take off. >> it is beyond reroach. i have no words to tell you how sorry i am for all of this. this is
. over seas. stay with us. another half hour of new >> good evening again. in upstate new york police say the man who shot 2 firefighters to death and wounded 2 others was a convicted felon who served 17 years for killing his own grandmother. 62-year-old william spanker opened fire on first responder after setting his house and car ablaze. 4 volunteer firefighters shot. 2 killed. investigators say spank then killed himself. fire spread to 7 other homes destroyed along with a car. 7 news reporter sergio spoke with some local firefighters about this from it engine tragedy. >>reporter: firefighters responded to the early morning blaze in webster new york and almost medley shot at. police say the suspect may have set a trap. >> there was a car and house that were engulfed in flames. probably set by mr. spang ler who layed in wait with armament then shot the first responders. >>reporter: 2 firemen killed. 2 others were pinned down and injured by gunfire. they had to withdraw from the fire fighting effort and the blaze spread to 6 other homes. here in san francisco firefighters we
with the new york mets. we'll see what he can do at sears. >>> while santa stuffs his sleigh full of is to for girls and boy as couple grads are stuffing boxes of new toy that is just for girls. but as january thon bloom explains, resume nature is different from any doll house you have ever seen. in case you are wondering that is a spinning electric fireplace. in imaginary ski cabin. >> then put stairs to gun to the loft. >>reporter: whole thing built with resume nature a building toy set especially for girls ages stoyx 10. >> today there aren't very many building toys for girls. all do is and princess so we wanted to do something about that. >>reporter: they started the toy company at stanford business accelerator after graduate with class male engineers. >> something needs to be done at earlier stage to get girls to understand that sigh ebbs and engineering are fun and they are an option for them. >>reporter: most doll house teach interior design resume nature teaches structural engineering. >> these are the building pieces for the furniture and include entered that is a
an incentive laden deal with lower base salary. not sure if he goes for. that derek jeter king of new york. great player. friendly with the media but in the big apple you are always a tashingt. check out the headlines from today "new york post". derek ether. yankees. how cruel is that. coming off ankle surger surgery. see him in the protective boot there so he can't run. can't do any cardio. so he's gained a little bit
trophy handed out in new york for the best player in the land. three finalists, notre dame linebacker. johnny manzel and colin cline and your winner is .... >> and now the 2012 winner of the heisman memorial trophy is... johnny manzel. >> throwing for 3400. >> leading them to a 10-2 record. he becomes the first freshman to have win the heisman. >> what a pleasure this is. i would like to thank everybody that makes this weekend possible just great guys off the football field, as well. >> is the army navy game, winner gets the commander in chief's trophy with the best record. trophy is up for grabs. for the first time since 2005 navy strikes first. here is 12 yards and midshipman is up. here a 11-yard run, 13-10. navy quarterback slips the tackle and scores. he ran for 40 and 17-13 navy. last call for army, minute to go larry dickson fumbles and trent recovers, crushing loss for army. 17-13 is your final. >> the niners are in need of some reinforcements of wide receiver -- i'm available. randy moss and a.j. will have to pick up the slack. he suffered his injury against the rams and one
, if you sent a 35 pound package from new york to los angeles, would it cost you $110 for christmas eve delivery. listen, heavy rain is moving into san francisco. we're going to show you live look from transamerica tower here. you can definitely see on the lens here, some of those raindrops. let's go to live doppler 7-hd. this area of rain right here is just building in. it moved in quickly about ten minutes ago. you can see already exiting the embarcadero and san francisco heading over towards the bay. it's heading for albany and ashby avenue area. this area the cell will move on over there. the lightning being reported in this cell, but nonetheless very heavy rain. san rafael had a rain shower down to larkspur. also from boulder creek extending over to saratoga, to the south of city of san jose between san jose and morgan hill. all of this is that verse go towards the east-northeast. wave after wave of these showers have been intensifying in the last 30 minutes. los gatos, right in line for moderate rain from this particular cell. right here, to the south and east of campbell right he
-up exam today. she was admitted to a hospital in new york so doctors can keep an eye on her. >>> democrats and republicans are wrangling over last minute ledges to avert the fiscal cliff there is no sign of a deal so far. chuck stephenson has the latest. >> they heard this prayer from the senate chaplain. >> look on our nation and save us from self-inflicted wounds. >> the clock is ticking towards the new year's eve midnight hour when budget cuts swoop down from the fiscal cliff. harry reid and mitch mcconnell are working on a stopgap bill. >> at some point the negotiating process it appears there are things that have stopped us in moving forward. i hope we're not there but we're getting real close. >> i want everyone to know i am willing to get this know, but i need a dance partner. >> the legislation would prevent a tax increase for 98% of american workers, extend unemployment benefits and prevent a huge cut in payments to medicaid doctors. >> we should introduce legislation to make sure that middle-class taxes stay where they are. >> even if they reach a deal it won't pass congress by m
the company hiring hyatt regency santa clara california army national guard new york life insurance and financial services as well as sleep trai train. so bring resume to the double tree hotel in san jose from noon until 4 tomorrow and maybe there's an opportunity there to find the kind of job you are looking for. now the feel good story in connecticut. 10-year-old james is developmentally disable. he play was lego to help feel better. now for 2 years james saved every penny he had until he had 100 dollars to buy a lego train set. by the time he saved enough money lego had discontinued making that train. so james wrote a letter to lego which his father posted on you tube asking if the company could help him find one of the sets. logo wrote back apologizing but guess what? several days lateary box arrived at the door from leg o. hidden camera the parents recorded the whole thing. watch. >> i finally have this. [ screaming. about. >> isn't that exciting. sweet kid. finally got. that lego sent him a set along with a letter thanking james for loyalty to the company. the boy c
of the world trade center attacks. homeless man next to model posed during fashion week event in new york city at the para-olympic united states team celebrates after winning the gold medal in tennis. touching moment. physical walking on tightrope over niagara fall. space shuttle enterprise flying above manhattan on farewell tour. control room er upt in cheers after finding out they successfully landed on mars. thanks to curiosity this is one of the clearest im am of mars ever taken so far away seems so close in some respects. the 24 mile free fall from space few week back. some of the images from 2012 on the web site buzz feed what a year. >> just ahead from pictures to stunt. >> terrifying prank on elevator with camera rolling has reality tv gone too far. stay with us. jeans. >> one last time let's check on the weekend weather forecast. spencer is here as always. >> okay dan. start with live doppler. few cloud offshore. just a few thin high clouds overhead but for the most part we have clear skies right now. and looks like tomorrow state wide we have painly clear skies as well althoug
. leading that team will be bob of boston and bill brad headed both new york city and los angeles police departments. no. 2, return to neighborhood policing. 5 distinct police district two in east oakland each of the 5 headed by captain and lieutenant. >> it's critical for us economically and critical for every day citizens. everyone needs to feel safe. >>reporter: all of this falls on the heel of federal judge decision to have a compliance director oversee the oakland police department. move was made after the department failed to meet the deadline of court ordered reform. chef jordan stressed that the plant they work to put in place for early 2013 is part of pro active decision made by him back in april. he also made it clear how bill brad and his team will fall within the city's chain of command. >> they will be reporting to me and the mayor and mr. santana as group. >>reporter: group will give the chief recommendations but it will be up to the chief to carry them out. now all of this comes at a cost. the city will be presentd with proposal to pay the think tank 250,000 doll
this tornado he was delivered home alive. rob nelson, abc news, new york. >> what a character. what a story. >> as we continue the logo that's a no go. up next. brand new california symbol that is officially a fiasco. that is officially a fiasco. stay with us. 7 newsf @ >> well talk about a total bust. in response to overwhelming criticism the university of california decided to knicks plans to use a colorful fancy new logo o. it was a small seed inside a shield that kind of looks like a u. it came under intensifier from both students and alumni who called it bland and non-descript. critic call on the university to go back to the classic logo it has used for 144 years. some would argue if it ain't broken don't fix it. >> back to update the weekend weather forecast. sandhya is here chilly out there. >> indeed. bundle up try to stay warm tonight. it's going to be another cold night. live doppler 7 hd writ now keeping it nice and quiet. no written right at this hour but it will be tracking another system tomorrow. so if you have travel plans tomorrow tahoe 33 degrees. snow arriv
suspects? they are behind bars this morning charged with kidnapping and theft. john mueller abc news new york. >> now to another abduction. man and woman from morgan hill facing 5 felony counts of kid inspecting assault of hand i man santa clara county sheriff's office says the 50-year-old handy man held for about seven hours and forced to perform work under the threat of death. 36-year-old jason jesus and 33-year-old chanel arrested yesterday in san jose after the man escaped from his own truck as the suspects were driving him to another home for more work. >> starting next year nudist in san francisco will have to keep their clothes on in and out public. as carolyn explains, supervisors took the second and final vote on this controversial topic this afternoon. pishltion there was no discussion from the supervisors when they passed san francisco public nudity ordinance that law. noise came from opponent in the chambers. deputy trade to mav quickly to cover the protestors. there's already a rule requiring clothes at city hall. when they took theirs off, 3 men and 4 women were tosse
cents the gas drops this year that creates 350,000 jobs this time next year. that's abc news, new york. >> strike that has paralyze crab fishing off northern california will enter seventh day tomorrow. negotiations to end the dispute over pricing broke off this evening at fisherman wharf without an agreement crab boat owners held several meetings today to discuss oceans. crabber were getting 3 dollars a pound when the season opened before thanksgiving but fish broker want to cut the price saying the demand for cb dropped. negotiationss to end the dispute will resume tomorrow afternoon. we'll see what happens. >>> well oakland wants to fill the new job center but some say the plan to pay for it is a sell out for the community. that's because the money would come from revenue generated by new billboards near the bay bridge toll plaza. story tonightm 7 news reporter laura anthony. >> one person polite another crucial funding source. that's the gist of the controversy over how to pay for new job in career resource center in west oakland. proposed deal between the city and oakland arm
night here. not easy facing the defending world champion heat. ballots of new york. knicks and net in brooklyn. nets jumped tout an early 26-9 lead. after johnson buried this 3 ball. knicks scratching claw their way back in game nd
in new york.season. scair my returning to the garden. proving the knicks made a mistake not resigning him. pushing the ball to morris for the jam. then many license sanity is back. to james harden. 28 points. great insanity. palo alto native 8 assist as they snap the home win streak. giants have resigned leaveer to 3 year deal worth 15 million dollars he pitched in 73 games saving 25 for the world champ. new
this season says he's ready. >> first i saw tampa bay from washington to new york. everybody knows one of the best line man. they going to try to come if but that's the best part about it t.they have to come by me. >> stanford defense just took a hit 11 days before the rose bowl. defensive line man stevens ineligible because he vailted ncaa rules with off campus housing. not major offense but something they discovered. he anchor the third best rush defense in the country that has the task of stopping wisconsin running back ball january 1 in pasadena. good news for a's fans in oakland. owner wolf pledge to go keep the team at the coliseum for the next 5 years. wolf sent a letter to oakland mayor kwan asking for 5 year extension of the team lease which expires after the 2013 season. wolf says to be clear the a apartments still want to build the new downtown ballpark in san jose. major league baseball not approved them. to have play somewhere next to 5 years it might be oakland. hunger bowl 8 days away at at&t park. navy against arizona state. couple teams with very different st
know where going to start or end your day. >>reporter: ebay only in san francisco and new york right now and already facing competition by same day service from his amazon, the post office and now even wal-mart. but with christmas approaching, jacob seen no shortage of customers. >> i'm looking for pl glass gift set. >>reporter: shopping experience for jacob is pretty ordinary, there's something a little magical for the customers. >> right back to the office. all done with me. >>reporter: new kind of delivery for brave new busier world. >> don't have time necessarily to go shopping on their own so these app and they get some more time in the day to do the things they want. >>reporter: now this for early christmas present. delivery 5 dollars ebay makes it 3 for the next few days. braving the packed parking lot sounds terrible cost you exactly nothing to have someone else do it for you. in san francisco, jonathan bloom abc 7 news. >> still to come tonight here at 9:00. stock holier backlash against sol con valley junt. did hp really spend 11 billion dollars on a product that did
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